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Sailing Navigation Symbols for Safe Cruising Sailing Navigation Symbols for Safe Cruising
May 31, 2016 ~ Sail or cruise from U.S. waters into International waters and aids to navigation can change "costumes" on your nautical or electronic chart. Learn the secrets used by pro navigators to interpret these navigational symbols to keep your sailboat safe 'n sound. keep reading

Seven "Sail Fast" Secrets for Cruising Sailboats Seven "Sail Fast" Secrets for Cruising Sailboats
May 28, 2016 ~ Would you like to sail faster and with less effort this sailing season? Use these seven sailing tips to pump more speed and performance into your small sailboat--wherever in the world you choose to sail or cruise! keep reading

How to Use Light Sectors for Nighttime Sailing How to Use Light Sectors for Nighttime Sailing
May 26, 2016 ~ Sailing after dark can be a challenge on the clearest of nights. How can you use the magic of white, red and green sectors to avoid grounding? Watch this sailing video to find out more. keep reading

Do You Know Your Sailing Compass Deviation? Do You Know Your Sailing Compass Deviation?
May 24, 2016 ~ Imagine sailing along the coast when, all of a sudden, your steering compass begins to spin out of control. Have you sailed into the deadly "Devil's Triangle"--feared by sailors worldwide? Is this fact or fiction? Read on for a fast 'n easy sailing solution. keep reading

Boat Docking Secrets for Self-Sufficient Sailors Boat Docking Secrets for Self-Sufficient Sailors
May 21, 2016 ~ Get ready for sailing this season with these little-known boat handling tips. Discover how to rig your dinghy to tow your own sailboat. Use the secret of feathering or tight circle turns to "bleed speed" in a docking emergency. keep reading

The Practical Sailor's Guide to Sailing Compass Calculations The Practical Sailor's Guide to Sailing Compass Calculations
May 19, 2016 ~ Will your sailing steering compass get you home if your GPS bites the dust? Here's a surefire method to determine the sailing course to steer that's faster and less prone to error than most other methods taught today. Watch this sailing video to find the answer. keep reading

Five Top Sailing "NavRules" for Safer Cruising Five Top Sailing "NavRules" for Safer Cruising
May 17, 20116 ~ Did you know that sailing or cruising safety starts with one, single action? Follow these five golden sailing tips to keep your small sailboat out of harm's way--wherever in the world you choose to cruise.  keep reading

Boat Docking Tips - Emergency Maneuvers with "Pivot Point" Boat Docking Tips - Emergency Maneuvers with "Pivot Point"
May 14, 2016 ~ Imagine that you are being swept down onto a buoy by a stiff wind or current. You have just seconds before your sailboat collides with this steel tower. It's too late to back down with your engine. What now, skipper? keep reading

Sailing Navigation in the 21st Century - Vector Chart Symbols Sailing Navigation in the 21st Century - Vector Chart Symbols
May 12, 2016 ~ How are wrecks, rocks, and reefs displayed on today's high-tech navigation software? Here's an introduction to the international danger symbols used on electronic charts for sailing or cruising. Watch this sailing video to learn more. keep reading

Boat Anchoring Secrets - The Importance of a Lee Boat Anchoring Secrets - The Importance of a Lee
May 10, 2016 ~ What boat anchor secrets will give you the most peace-of-mind the next time you "lower the hook"? Will your ground tackle hold your sailboat in place in high winds or choppy seas? Follow these sea-tested anchoring tips for worry-free cruising worldwide! keep reading

Ten Timeless Sailing Tips from a World Famous Mariner Ten Timeless Sailing Tips from a World Famous Mariner
May 7, 2016 ~ What famous boat captain has had more influence on boaters--both power and sail--than any other for over eighty years? His renowned book remains the "go to" reference guide for boating or sailing safety. Use these ten top sailing tips aboard your sailboat. keep reading

Boat Docking Tips - Avoid the Dangerous "Slingshot Spring" Effect Boat Docking Tips - Avoid the Dangerous "Slingshot Spring" Effect
May 5, 2016 ~ How can you dock your sailboat with a loaded springline without the dangerous "slingshot effect"? Discover the two steps that will help keep you and your sailing crew out of harm's way. Watch this sailing video to find out more. keep reading

Use Your Sailboat as a "Bearing Compass" for Landfall Use Your Sailboat as a "Bearing Compass" for Landfall
May 3, 2016 ~ If you sail shorthanded, you'll want to keep sailing navigation as simple as possible. Did you know that you could turn your sailboat into a fast, accurate navigation tool to confirm the GPS or make landfall along a coast? Follow these seven steps to learn this secret sailing tip. keep reading

Are You Sailing Into Danger? Use these FREE Resources! Are You Sailing Into Danger? Use these FREE Resources!
April 30, 2016 ~ Did you know that vital navigation information could be "hidden in plain site" or missing from your nautical or electronic charts. Here's how to check FREE resources to keep your small sailboat in safe water. Read on to learn more. keep reading